US-based Ghanaian Woman Collapses and Dies at US Airport After Holidays in Ghana

US-based Ghanaian Woman Collapses and Dies at US Airport After Holidays in Ghana

  • A US-based Ghanaian woman has reportedly passed after she collapsed and died at the Dulles International Airport
  • Lena Palma Ahoto, 52, fainted and died, during her return from a 10-day holiday trip to Ghana with her daughter
  • A one-week ceremony of her passing has been held at Tema Community 11 Rama Down Lane 4 in Ghana

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A Ghanaian resident in the US, Lena Palma Ahoto, has reportedly passed after she collapsed and died at the Dulles International Airport, MyNewsGh.com reports.

The incident happened during her return from a 10-day holiday trip to Ghana with her daughter.

YEN.com.gh gathers that family insiders indicate she showed no signs of sickness at the time she left Ghana to the US through Ethiopian Airlines, where she transited at Addis Ababa before emplaning to her final destination.

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Lena Palma Ahoto collapses and dies
US-based Ghanaian Woman Collapses and Dies at Aiport After Holidays in Ghana Photo credit: myinfo.com.gh/en.wikipedia.org
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Before collapsing

The deceased was doing well while en route until she arrived at the Dulles International Airport when she indicated that she could not breathe.

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This was while going through immigration formalities but passed out with her daughter by her side, prompting health personnel at the airport to call for emergency services.

Sudden death

The deceased was placed under life support as doctors tried to revive her at the airport. She died shortly after being rushed to the hospital.

A one-week ceremony has been held at Tema Community 11 Rama Down Lane 4 in Ghana to commemorate the Lena Palma Ahoto.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that two Ghanaian nursing trainees, Priscilla Antwi Williams and Ellen Ayitey Ansah have died in a tricycle accident, popularly known as Pragya, Graphic Online reports.

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The duo, both nurses of the Asankrangwa Nursing and Midwifery Training School in Amenfi West Municipality in the Western Region, died on the spot when the tricycle transporting them collided with a grader while descending a hill.

Priscilla and Ellen were reportedly returning from the market with foodstuff for their upkeep when the accident happened.

Reggie Zippy Lays Mother to Rest

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that UK-based Ghanaian musician, Reggie Zippy of Reggie 'n' Bollie fame, has laid to rest his mother, Cecilia Arko Koomson.

The late Cecilia Arko Koomson, who was affectionately called Cici, passed on Friday, August 27, at 55.

Celebrities such as music duo Joshua Kojo Ampah and Andrew Kofi Cudjoe of Keche Global, and highlife singer Lucky Mensah, were among other personalities in Ghana's entertainment industry who were at the funeral on Saturday to mourn with the family.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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